Salt of the Earth

by Herbert J. Biberman 1h34min United States 1954
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Film details

Salt of the Earth
by Herbert J. Biberman

Mexican workers at a Zinc mine call a general strike. It is only through the solidarity of the workers, and importantly the indomitable resolve of their wives, mothers and daughters, that they eventually triumph.

Status of the VoD copy


  • Will Geer : Sheriff
  • David Wolfe : Barton
  • David Sarvis : Alexander
  • And with: Mervin Williams, Rosaura Revueltas, E.A. Rockwell


  • Director Herbert J. Biberman
  • Scenario Michael Wilson
  • Original music Sol Kaplan
  • Producer Paul Jarrico
  • Production Compagny Independent Productions, International Union of Mine
  • Distributor Reel media international

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,33:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1954
  • Release date for France08/16/1955
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageEnglish
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